Definition of Conning

1. Verb. (present participle of con) ¹



2. Verb. (present participle of conn) ¹

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Definition of Conning

1. conn [v] - See also: conn

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conning

connex.
connexin
connexin 43
connexins
connexion
connexional
connexionally
connexions
connexity
connexive
connexives
connexon
connexons
connexus
connexus intertendineus
conning (current term)
conning tower
conning towers
connings
conniption
conniption fit
conniptions
connivance
connivances
connivant
connive
connive at
connived
connivencies
connivency

Literary usage of Conning

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1. Ironclads in Action: A Sketch of Naval Warfare from 1855 to 1895, with Some by Herbert Wrigley Wilson (1898)
"It has been doubted whether it is advantageous to indicate to the enemy the precise position of the captain—the brain of the ship—by the conning-tower. ..."

2. Diary and correspondence of samuel pepys f.r.s.. by Samuel Pepys (1854)
"Lane, and there kissed bookseller's wife, and bought Legend.1 So home, coach. Sailor. Mrs. Hannam dead. News of Peace. conning my gamut. 12th. (Sunday. ..."

3. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1896)
"This signal manipulating room should be protected (2" steel) and in direct communication with the conning tower. On all large ships and battle-ships two of ..."

4. Coleridge's Literary Criticism by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, John William Mackail (1908)
"... just as Eton boys get to write such good Latin verses by conning Ovid and Tibullus. As it is, I can scarcely scan some of his verses. TT April 24, 1833. ..."

5. Naval Architecture: A Manual on Laying-off Iron, Steel and Composite Vessels by Thomas Henry Watson (1898)
"Principal Moulds and the Order they are sent into the Yard—Stern Posts- Stems—Stern Tubes—Struts—Beam Camber—conning Tower—Pilot Bridge—Boat Davits and ..."

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